We live in a highly divided world, one where we are separated by politics, fear, the news media, and many other ways. It’s hard to remember to look for points of connection and common experience sometimes. What if, in our interactions with others and ourselves, we focused on the relationship, thinking that it is in the relationship that the holy lives? Kristina is a candidate for UU ministry. She completed her parish internship at First UU Church of Youngstown and is currently a Chaplain Resident at the Cleveland VA Medical Center.